Flout



[flout] /flaʊt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to treat with disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff at; mock:
to flout the rules of propriety.
verb (used without object)
2.
to show disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff, mock, or gibe (often followed by at).
noun
3.
a disdainful, scornful, or contemptuous remark or act; insult; gibe.
/flaʊt/
verb
1.
when intr, usually foll by at. to show contempt (for); scoff or jeer (at)
v.

1550s, perhaps a special use of Middle English flowten “to play the flute” (cf. Middle Dutch fluyten “to play the flute,” also “to jeer”). Related: Flouted; flouting.

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